$$ Scholarship list $$
By Due Date (Top= Due Soonest)See Mrs. Chase if you have questions about the following. Many scholarships require your transcripts and if you get us your completed application a few days in advance of the due date, we can include your transcript with your scholarship applications and mail it for you.
Application deadline: Online application is available January 1, 2018 through March 1, 2018
Website for Application: www.cfgb.org
Award amount: Varies on individual basis
Eligibility: Seniors accepted to an accredited non-profit college, full-time enrollment and in an undergraduate program; permanent resident of WNY. Strong preference is given to students who are Pell eligible.
How this works: You are applying to the foundation to receive scholarship money from various sponsors. Your ONE online application covers all of their scholarships. They match you up with the money based upon that one application. Monetary awards are primarily awarded based upon financial need, although certain awards are based on scholastic achievement, service or other requirements. You must be going to college and you must apply for financial aid using the FASFA. This is a super way to receive more financial assistance.
Attachment is informational only- all applications must be completed online in the timeline above.
Application deadline: March 31, 2018
Award amount: $1,000, plaque & $1,000 to your high school
Eligibility: For high school seniors who show an active engagement in his or her own health and wellness, while also encouraging healthier living throughout the community. Student must be able to illustrate what steps he or she has taken to live a healthier life, what he or she is doing to help and inspire others, and the results from his or her efforts.
The attachment is just a screen shot of the website FYI; the actual application and information is all online at the address above
Application deadline: Must be postmarked between March 15 and March 31, 2018
Award amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Graduating senior entering a program of study in one of the following: Biology, Botany, Conservation, Horticulture, Forestry, Land Management, Landscape Design, Wildlife Science, Environmental Science or a related field.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
Award Amount: $250
Eligibility: Students who have been in the 4-H Hog program for three years. Student must be majoring in Agriculture, Business, Education or Vocational Studies.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
Eligibility: Students from WNY who have lost a parent/guardian
Transcript Required! Return your completed application before the deadline and we will mail the complete packet together.
Application Deadline: Must be postmarked by April 15, therefore, return to Mrs. Chase by April 12 to be mailed on time
Award amount: (1) $600 award & (3) $150 awards
Eligibility: Applicant must be a member or junior member of the SWAVF or SWAVF Auxiliary or a child or grandchild of a member; and graduating senior entering an institution of higher learning.
Requirements: Application, two letters of recommendation, documentation of acceptance to an accredited institution of higher learning, & an essay describing how “Community Service as an Educational Experience”
Award Amount: (4) $1000 awards
Eligibility: Students must be going to a 2 or 4 year college or technical school and have a GPA of at least 3.0/85%
Requirements: Application, two references, 250 word essay, brief description of community service and leadership
Award Amount: $1500
Eligibility: Students who can demonstrate a high level of interest in the environment and outdoor activities. Weight is applied to those pursuing a career in some form of conservation or wildlife enforcement.
Transcript Required! Return your completed application to the Counseling Office and your transcript will be included and mailed.
Application deadline: Return to Mrs. Chase by April 20
Award amount: $250 (2 available). Only offered to students in 6 school districts = higher odds!
Eligibility: Plan to attend college, GPA 78% or higher, community service involvement.
Submission Directions: Return ALL applications to Mrs. Chase
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
Award Amount: $400
Eligibility: Student pursuing education in Business
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
Award amount: $250
Eligibility: Students who have an enthusiasm for sewing.